Author Archives: Alex Kirshner

OPINIONS: Progression through school leads to insomnia, depression, stress

By Hayden Welty ’19 THE ROUNDUP Undeniably, a reasonable person cannot blame Brophy for single-handedly causing increased anxiety. However, if one looks at the results of a recent school survey, clear links exists between progression through the college preparatory institution and stress, sleep, and sadness levels. Assistant Principal for Academic Affairs Mr. Seamus Walsh provided

Soccer team filled with committed athletes, now no. 3 in nation

By Chris Agnone ’18 THE ROUNDUP Many of the soccer team’s seniors committed to universities after very competitive and successful careers playing high school and club soccer. The soccer team has had a very successful season thus far with a record of 17-0-2, mostly attributed to the many seniors that are committed to a university

Extracurriculars negatively affecting the sleep schedules of students

By Chris Stanek ’19 THE ROUNDUP Sleep is a very important and essential part of a high school student’s life, and extracurriculars can interrupt a student’s sleep schedule. Around Brophy and the Jesuit community, the average Brophy student is known to participate in many activities that benefit and improve the well-being of the school. These

Besh’s game-winner lifts Brophy over Mountain Pointe for first win of season

Brophy 62 Mountain Pointe 61 By Jack Davis ’19 THE ROUNDUP Thanks in part to Colin Besh ’18’s game-winning layup, the Broncos beat the No. 4 ranked Pride to capture a victory in their 2017-18 opener Nov. 28 and make their record 1-0. “Tonight, we were obviously very excited,” said Jaxson Baker ’18. “Our first

Beyond College Prep

At Brophy College Preparatory, everything we do is Ad Majorem Dei Gloriem, for the greater glory of God. Whether students are painting a portrait, participating in a retreat, traveling to Haiti or writing an analytical essay, this Ignatian ideal is at the forefront of both our personal formation and preparation for college. The edition, The Roundup